A picture is worth a thousand words

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A picture is worth a thousand words, and you may come across a video on YouTube and feel the cover image is the one for you. But how would you get an HD cover image?

Actually it’s not that hard, simple copy the video id and replace<insert-youtube-video-id-here> in the following link:

How would you get the video Id then, it’s pretty straightforward, the blue highlighted part is the video id for this video:


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With that id you may get the following image url:

and voila, here’s your image:

Tips: You can get YouTube cover images of different resolution level with the following lniks: